Touch and Go

The Complete Hardcore Punk Zine '79-'83

by J.C. Sciaccotta

30 November 2010

 

Major fanatics of the new punk happenings in the late-‘70s, Tesco Vee and Dave Stimson set out to chronicle, lambast, ridicule, and heap praise on all they arbitrarily loved or hated in the punk music communities in the US and abroad. The result was Touch and Go magazine, the hugely influential hardcore punk zine that exposed the world to Black Flag, Minor Threat, and the Misfits. Containing all 22 original issues, and new introductory essays by punk icons—including John Brannon, Ian MacKaye, Henry Rollins, amongst others—see the history of hardcore punk unfold before your eyes in vivid black and white.

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